Genealogy Projects tagged with occupation on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Property developers

    Property developers Please add Geni profles of property and real estate developers to this Occupations project. Profiles must be set to public. Please feel free to contribute to the project overview, especially the "resources" section, and the photos and documents area also. From Wikipedia Real estate development, or property development, is a multifaceted business, encompassing activitie...

  • Occupations Portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." No profiles please - Add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Accountants and Bookkeepers Agricultural Labourers Alchemists Alderman Councillor ~ échevin , rådmand, δημοτικός σύ...

  • Documentary filmmakers

    Documentary filmmakers From Wikipedia A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made into a TV show or rel...

  • British Teachers

    British Teachers In education, teachers facilitate student learning, often in a school or academy or perhaps in another environment such as outdoors. A teacher who teaches on an individual basis may be described as a tutor. Please add profiles of any tutors to Tutors Please add any profiles of people who were teachers to this project. England and Wales In England and Wales teachers in...

  • Sculptors

    Sculptors A sculptor follows the art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal. [Middle English, from Latin sculptūra, from sculptus, past participle of sculpere, to carve; see skel- in Indo-European roots.] This is a Geni occupations project. Please add Geni profiles of practicing sculptors from...

  • Hoteliers

    A hotelier is a person who oversees or manages a hotel. He or she may be the owner of the establishment, the chairperson of the board that operates the hotel, the chief executive of a hotel location or chain, or the general manager of the hotel. A Brief History From Hotels: a brief history By Jacques Levy-Bonvin From antiquity to the Middle Ages The history of hotels is intimately conne...

  • Weavers

    Please add Geni profiles with the occupation of "weaver" to this project. Weaving is a method of fabric production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The other methods are knitting, lace making, felting, and braiding or plaiting. The longitudinal threads are called the warp and the lateral threads are the weft or filling....

  • Perfumiers/Perfumers

    Perfumiers/Perfumers A perfumer is a term used for an expert on creating perfume compositions, sometimes referred to affectionately as a Nose (French: le nez) due to their fine sense of smell and skill in producing olfactory compositions. The perfumer is effectively an artist who is trained in depth on the concepts of fragrance aesthetics and who is capable of conveying abstract concepts and ...

  • Cooks

    Cooks in the family? Please add to this project : “Cooking is the art and science of preparing food for eating by the application of heat”. The term also includes the full range of culinary techniques: preparing raw and cooked foods for the table; final dressing of meats, fish, and fowl; cleaning and cutting fruits and vegetables; preparing salads; garnishing dishes; decorating desserts; and ...

  • Rail and bus conductors

    Rail and bus conductors This is an occupation project. Please add profiles of those who worked as a railroad, tram, bus or streetcar conductor (or guard). Please feel free to add translations and references to the project, although you must be a collaborator to do so. From Wikipedia: Conductor (rail) A conductor (American and Canadian English) or guard (Commonwealth English) is a train cr...

  • Cinematographers

    cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and lighting crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for achieving artistic and technical decisions related to the image. The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography. Some filmmakers say that the cinematographer...

  • Barber

    A barber (from the Latin barba, "beard") is a person whose occupation is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men's and boys' hair. A barber's place of work is known as a "barber shop" or a "barber's". Barber shops are also places of social interaction and public discourse. In some instances, barbershops are also public forums. They are the locations of open debates, voicing public conc...

  • Husbandman

    A husbandman in England in the medieval and early modern period was a free tenant farmer or small landowner. The social status of a husbandman was below that of a yeoman. The meaning of "husband" in this term is "master of house" rather than "married man". It has also been used to mean a practitioner of animal husbandry, or in perhaps more modern language, a rancher. For a farmer or grower ...

  • Clothiers

    Clothiers made and sold woollen cloth. The occupation of clothier was compatible with the status of yeoman . A "clothier" could be: One man and his family, who together performed most of the steps of cloth making A person who employed up to 30 weavers Something in between The majority of clothiers were not large manufacturers. Many small independent clothiers combined cloth-making...

  • Domestic workers

    Please add Geni profiles with a known occupation of " domestic worker " to this project. Note that "Servant" redirects to "domestic worker" on Wikipedia. from Wikipedia A domestic worker is a person who works within the employer's household. Domestic workers perform a variety of household services for an individual or a family, from providing care for children and elderly dependents to hous...

  • Bargeman - Waterman- Werryman

    A waterman is a river worker who transfers passengers across and along city centre rivers and estuaries in the United Kingdom and its colonies. Most notable are those on the River Thames and River Medway, but other rivers such as the River Tyne and River Dee, Wales also had their watermen who formed guilds in medieval times. Watermen or wherrymen were an essential part of early London. Using ...

  • Tinsmith-Tinmaker

    Tinsmith A tinsmith sometimes known as a whitesmith, tinner, tinker, tinman, or tinplate worker is a person who makes and repairs things made of tinware, or other light metals. By extension it can also refer to the person who deals in tinware, or tin plate. A whitesmith may work with tin, pewter, or other materials. Unlike blacksmiths (who work mostly with hot metal), tinsmiths do the m...

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  • Bladesmiths

    Bladesmiths Please add Geni profiles of those who practiced the craft of Bladesmithing . Profiles must be set to public. Project collaborators, please add resource information. Bladesmithing is the art of making knives, swords, daggers and other blades using a forge, hammer, anvil, and other smithing tools. Bladesmiths employ a variety of metalworking techniques similar to those used by bla...

  • Gamblers

    Gamblers Please add profiles of gamblers to this project, and insert links for "notables" in the lists below. Collaborators, please expand the lists and references. Gambling is to take risky action in the hope of a desired result. Gamblers wager with money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional ...

  • Farriers

    A farrier is a specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of horses' hooves and the placing of shoes on their hooves, if necessary. A farrier combines some blacksmith's skills (fabricating, adapting, and adjusting metal shoes) with some veterinarian's skills (knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the lower limb) to care for horses' feet. From Wikipedia Histori...

  • Butlers

    _____________________________________ A butler is a domestic worker in a large household. In great houses, the household is sometimes divided into departments with the butler in charge of the dining room, wine cellar, and pantry. Some also have charge of the entire parlour floor, and housekeepers caring for the entire house and its appearance. A butler is usually male, and in charge of male...

  • Maltsters

    A maltster (also malster) was someone who brewed beer or prepared malt for brewing purposes. From Glossary of Brewing Terminology Malting was a trade in its own right, and maltsters generally independent from either the farmers who produced the barley or the brewers who consumed the malt, though some of the larger breweries conducted their own malting operations, especially from the ninetee...

  • Executioners

    Executioners A judicial executioner is a person who carries out a death sentence ordered by the state or other legal authority, which was known in feudal terminology as high justice . Please add Geni profiles of those who worked as executioners to this project. Scope and job From Wikipedia The executioner was usually presented with a warrant authorizing or ordering him to execute the ...